What does the Bible say about

"Doctrine?"


Doctrine Defined Using the Strong's Concordance Linked to verses below:

03948 leqach {leh'-kakh} from 03947; TWOT - 1124a; n m
AV - doctrine 4, learning 4, fair speech 1; 9, 1) learning, teaching, insight, 1a) instruction (obj), 1b) teaching (thing taught),1b1) teaching-power, 1b2) persuasiveness,

08052 sh muw`ah {sehm-oo-aw'} pass part of 08085; TWOT - 2412d; n f
AV - rumour 9, tidings 8, report 4, fame 2, bruit 1, doctrine 1, mentioned 1, news 1; 27, 1) report, news, rumour, 1a) report, news, tidings, 1b) mention

04148 muwcar {moo-sawr'} from 03256; TWOT - 877b; n m
AV - instruction 30, correction 8, chasten 4, chastisement 3, check 1, bond 1, discipline 1, doctrine 1, rebuker 1; 50, 1) discipline, chastening, correction, 1a) discipline, correction, 1b) chastening

1322 didache {did-akh-ay'} from 1321; TDNT - 2:163,161; n f
AV - doctrine 29, has been taught 1; 30, 1) teaching, 1a) that which is taught, 1b) doctrine, teaching, concerning something, 2) the act of teaching, instruction, 2a) in religious assemblies of the Christians, to speak in the way of teaching, in distinction from other modes of speaking in public

1319 didaskalia {did-as-kal-ee'-ah} from 1320; TDNT - 2:160,161; n f
AV - doctrine 19, teaching 1, learning 1; 21, 1) teaching, instruction, 2) teaching, 2a) that which is taught, doctrine, 2b) teachings, precepts

2085 heterodidaskaleo {het-er-od-id-as-kal-eh'-o}, from 2087 and 1320; TDNT - 2:163,161; v
AV - teach other doctrine 1, teach otherwise 1; 2, 1) to teach other or different doctrine, 1a) deviating from the truth

3056  logos {log'-os}, from 3004; TDNT - 4:69,505; n m
AV - word 218, saying 50, account 8, speech 8, Word (Christ) 7, thing 5, not tr 2, misc 32; 330, 1) of speech, 1a) a word, uttered by a living voice, embodies a conception or idea, 1b) what someone has said, 1b1) a word, 1b2) the sayings of God, 1b3) decree, mandate or order, 1b4) of the moral precepts given by God, 1b5) Old Testament prophecy given by the prophets, 1b6) what is declared, a thought, declaration, aphorism, a weighty saying, a dictum, a maxim, 1c) discourse, 1c1) the act of speaking, speech, 1c2) the faculty of speech, skill and practice in speaking, 1c3) a kind or style of speaking, 1c4) a continuous speaking discourse - instruction, 1d) doctrine, teaching, 1e) anything reported in speech; a narration, narrative, 1f) matter under discussion, thing spoken of, affair, a matter in dispute, case, suit at law, 1g) the thing spoken of or talked about; event, deed
2) its use as respect to the MIND alone, 2a) reason, the mental faculty of thinking, meditating, reasoning, calculating, 2b) account, i.e. regard, consideration, 2c) account, i.e. reckoning, score, 2d) account, i.e. answer or explanation in reference to judgment, 2e) relation, i.e. with whom as judge we stand in relation, 2e1) reason would, 2f) reason, cause, ground
3) In John, denotes the essential Word of God, Jesus Christ, the personal wisdom and power in union with God, his minister in creation and government of the universe, the cause of all the world's life both physical and ethical, which for the procurement of man's salvation put on human nature in the person of Jesus the Messiah, the second person in the Godhead, and shone forth conspicuously from His words and deeds.


All References KJV

Deuteronomy 32:2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass: Strongs 03948

Job 11:4 For thou hast said, My doctrine is pure, and I am clean in thine eyes. Strongs 03948

Proverbs 4:2 For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law. Strongs 03948

Isaiah 28:9  Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. Strongs 08052

Isaiah 29:24 They also that erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine. Strongs 03948

Jeremiah 10:8 But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities.Strongs 04148

Matthew 7:28 And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine: Strongs 1322

Matthew 16:12 Then understood they how that he bade them not beware of the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.Strongs 1322

Matthew 22:33 And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine. Strongs 1322

Mark 1:22 And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes. Strongs 1322

Mark 1:27 And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves, saying, What thing is this? what new doctrine is this? for with authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and they do obey him. Strongs 1322

Mark 4:2 And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine, Strongs 1322

Mark 11:18 And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the people was astonished at his doctrine. Strongs 1322

Mark 12:38 And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces, Strongs 1322

Luke 4:32 And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was with power. Strongs 1322

John 7:16 Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. Strongs 1322

John 7:17 If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself. Strongs 1322

John 18:19 The high priest then asked Jesus of his disciples, and of his doctrine. Strongs 1322

Acts 2:42  And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread,  and in prayers. Strongs 1322

Acts 5:28 Saying, Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us. Strongs 1322

Acts 13:12 Then the deputy, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord. Strongs 1322

Acts 17:19 And they took him, and brought him unto Areopagus, saying, May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, Strongs 1322

Romans 6:17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you. Strongs 1322

Romans 16:17  Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.Strongs 1322

1 Corinthians 14:6  Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by revelation, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine? Strongs 1322

1 Corinthians 14:26  How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.Strongs 1322

Ephesians 4:14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; Strongs 1319

1 Timothy 1:3 As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine, Strongs 2085

1 Timothy 1:10 For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine; Strongs 1319

1 Timothy 4:6  If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained. Strongs 1319

1 Timothy 4:13 Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. Strongs 1319

1 Timothy 4:16 Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee. Strongs 1319

1 Timothy 5:17  Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine. Strongs 1319

1 Timothy 6:1  Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed. Strongs 1319

1 Timothy 6:3 If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness; Strongs 1319

2 Timothy 3:10  But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience, Strongs 1319

2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture is  given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: Strongs 1319

2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. Strongs 1322

2 Timothy 4:3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; Strongs 1319

Titus 1:9 Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers. Strongs 1319

Titus 2:1  But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine: Strongs 1319

Titus 2:7 In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity, Strongs 1319

Titus 2:10 Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things. Strongs 1319

Hebrews 6:1  Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God, Strongs 3056

Hebrews 6:2 Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment. Strongs 1322

2 John 1:9 Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son. Strongs 1322

2 John 1:10  If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed: Strongs 1322

Revelation 2:14 But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication. Strongs 1322

Revelation 2:15 So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which thing I hate. Strongs 1322

Revelation 2:24 But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden. Strongs 1322



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